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1923 Bentley 3 Litre    
Original 1923 Numbers
Chassis No. 294
Engine No. 295
Registration No. EL 7987

  This car - updated
Chassis No. 294
Engine No. 772
Registration No. EL 7987

(Updated with information from Ulrich Rossaro. - October 2017)
 
October 2017
 

"I proudly inform you, that I am the new owner of EL 7987."

 
     
     
  Source: Ulrich Rossaro (Owner)
Posted: Nov 03, 2017
 
     
July 19, 2015
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Shelsley Walsh Classic Nostalgia - Sunday 19th July 2015

 
     
     
  Source: Flickr, posted by user 'Roy Cousins'
Posted: Aug 21, 2015
 
     
June 2009
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At the BDC meeting at Broughton Castle in June 2009. (Photo by Simon Bellamy)

 
     
     
  Source: Simon Bellamy
Posted: Jan 15, 2010
 
     
2006
In England in 2006 / Owned by a BDC member
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  Source: Sysonby
Posted: Sep 24, 2010
 
     
July 1924
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Photo taken at Mill House, Sussex England c. 1924.
Henry Courtney Brocklehurst is sitting in the car.
Photo copyright Swythamley Historical Society.
 
 

"According to his diary, Henry Courtney Brocklehurst bought this car on 12 July 1924 from Gaffikin Wilkinson for (?)850. It matches an advert in the Autocar of 4 July 1924."

 
     
     
  Source: Alan Weeks
Posted: Dec 31, 2015
 
     
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Chassis No. 294
Engine No. 295
Registration No. EL 7987
Date of Delivery: Jun 1923
Type of Body: 4-seater
Coachbuilder: CHALMER & HOYER
Type of Car: TT
   
First Owner: CUMMINGS Sqn Ldr P
 
     
  More Info: Michael Hay, in his book Bentley: The Vintage Years, 1997, states: "Eng 295 in ch. 1114. 2 seater, engine 772 ex 762 (1992). Now Vanden Plas replica."  
     
     
  Posted: Sep 14, 2006  
     
 
 
 
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